Thursday, August 22, 2013

Memory Holes, Dropbox Tricks, and other Interesting Links

The Hole in Our Collective Memory: How Copyright Made Mid-Century Books Vanish
"Copyright correlates significantly with the disappearance of works rather than with their availability," Heald writes. "Shortly after works are created and proprietized, they tend to disappear from public view only to reappear in significantly increased numbers when they fall into the public domain and lose their owners."

Our top five Dropbox tricks
If you asked Macworld editors to name the technologies they can't live without, you’d inevitably hear about Dropbox. This file-synchronization service lets you access your files from anywhere—not just your Mac, iPad, and iPhone, but also any Web browser. It provides easy cloud-based backup, too. But all that’s just the beginning. Here are five of our favorite ways to use it. . . .

Bezos could use Amazon model of customer targeting to reboot the newspaper industry
Whether Bezos can effectively reboot the newspaper industry for the digital age — a goal that has eluded scores of media veterans and Wall Street investors — remains an open question.

Kathy Schrock's iPads4teaching
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Evernote for Education

The Twitter Experiment 

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